12 October 2009

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One-Off Performance
12 October 2009
Venue La Cigale
City, Country Paris, France
Band Prince (vox, guitar, cylinder shaker), Cora Coleman-Dunham (drums), Josh Dunham (bass), Morris Hayes (keyboards), Cassandra O'Neal (keyboards), Shelby J. (vox, electronic snare, tambourine), Liv Warfield (vox, tamborine, cowbell), Elisa Dease (vox, tambourine)
Guest(s) Frédéric Yonnet (harmonica)
2009-10-12 Paris La Cigale Party tix.jpg
Songs Additional Songs Remarks / Personnel

Ol' Skool Company incl. Purple Rain tease intro and Also Sprach Zarathustra [Int]
Crimson And Clover
Turn Me Loose
I Want You Back
Dance 4 Me incl. (Not Just) Knee Deep [Int]
No More Candy 4 U
Girl acoustic version, Prince solo
Forever In My Life Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) Shelby J. lead vox on "Single Ladies"
Baby Love Shelby J. lead vox
Peach w/ Frédéric Yonnet
Sexy Dancer (instrumental) / Le Freak incl. All Day, All Night chants Shelby J., Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease co-lead vox
I Want To Be Free
Sing A Simple Song incl. Bold Soul Sister [Int]
Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
You Bring Me Joy / Be Happy incl. All Day, All Night chants Liv Warfield lead vox
Come Together
The Bird Arrow.png
Jungle Love Arrow.png
The Glamorous Life
3121 incl. All Day, All Night chants w/ Frédéric Yonnet
Purple Rain

See here for index, code, and color legend

Show Facts
Advertised Start Time / Start Time Length Of Show Attendance/Capacity Ticket Prices

20:30 / 22:00 165 minutes (limited to) 500 + 500 guestlist / sold out € 80

  • The announcement for this show came in the form of an email sent to www.Lotusflow3r.com members, advertising that tickets would be available for collection at la Cigale on the 12 October, from 10:00 to 17:00. A list of 700 French Lotusflow3r members was provided to La Cigale for them to proceed to tickets sales. After 17:00, the surplus of tickets was available for purchase to the general public. A total of 500 tickets was made available for the event. The rest of the attendance was made up of media, producers and VIP's.
  • 3 clusters of loudspeakers were suspended on top of the stage, the center one featured 3 large loudspeakers, when left and right clusters featured 5.
  • Cassandra O'Neal's rig was set on the left of the stage, behind which Cora's drum set was set on a platform. Standing next to her was Josh Dunham. Morris' rig was set on the right of the stage, behind which where the 3 background singers, from right to left: Liv Warfield, Elisa Dease and Shelby J.. Frédéric Yonnet was standing next to them when appearing on stage.
  • Signs positioned at the entry of the venue reminded that making pictures was forbidden. A few attendants not respecting the rule were escorted outside the venue.
  • Prince wore an all black ensemble, including a jacket with golden lining and a hat. After the second encore, he changed his jacket for different one, also black, but featuring thin golden stripes.
  • Prince mainly used the Hohner Telecaster guitar during the show. He also used a Red Fender Stratocaster that had a technical problem, which had it replaced by the purple Fender Stratocaster.
  • Ol' Skool Company was not featured on the printed setlist for the first set, but scheduled for the second one. Printed setlists for both the first and second set featured several songs that were not played during the third encore: Joy In Repetition, Miss You, When Will We B Paid?, Rock Steady, Superstition and What Is Hip? were all listed to be played between The Glamorous Life and 3121, while the performance of Purple Rain wasn't scheduled on either setlist.
Soundcheck Support Act(s)

  • none
  • none

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